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Greek Theater
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parados
Dancing space; level space where the chorus would dance, sing…
Viewing-place; where the spectators sat, often wraped around…
Tent; the building directly behind the stage;was usually deco…
Passageways; the paths where the chorus and actors made their…
Orchestra
Dancing space; level space where the chorus would dance, sing…
Theatron
Viewing-place; where the spectators sat, often wraped around…
19 terms
Greek Theater
amphitheater
paradoi
theatron
skene
An open structure with tiers and seats around an open space.
the paths by which actors entered and exited
"Seeing place" where the audience sat
small hut like building behind the stage used as a dressing r…
amphitheater
An open structure with tiers and seats around an open space.
paradoi
the paths by which actors entered and exited
24 terms
Greek Theater
Drama
Dithyrambs
Greek Theater
Orchestra
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
a poem, chant, or hymn in honor of the god Dionysus
Always performed in outdoor theaters
(literally, "dancing space") A circular and level space where…
Drama
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
Dithyrambs
a poem, chant, or hymn in honor of the god Dionysus
Greek Theater
Dionysus
Tragoedia
Dithyramb
The Great Dionysia
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
included group dancing, tried dialogue between leader and cho…
annual drama festivals in Athens in honor of Dionysus
Dionysus
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
Tragoedia
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
31 terms
Theater Quiz: Greek Theater
Actor
Aeschylus
Antigone
Aristophanes
a person whose profession is acting on the stage, in movies,…
Greek poet and dramatist. TRAGEDY!!!
*Written by Sopholcles... *a daughter of Oedipus who defied her…
Comedy!!!
Actor
a person whose profession is acting on the stage, in movies,…
Aeschylus
Greek poet and dramatist. TRAGEDY!!!
11 terms
Greek Theater
City Dionysia
Agon
Aeschylus(birth 525)
Sophocles
Week long festival to celebrate Dionysus (tradition) ... Thespis…
-Created by thespis... -a dramatic conflict ... -None of this work…
created 2 actors and 12 person chorus... -Oldest of 3 great trag…
-born-496... -Created 3 actors and 15 person chorus (oedipus, An…
City Dionysia
Week long festival to celebrate Dionysus (tradition) ... Thespis…
Agon
-Created by thespis... -a dramatic conflict ... -None of this work…
Greek Theater
Festival of Dionysus
Greek Theater
Amphitheater
Theatron
a celebration held in Athens in honor of the Greek god Dionys…
open air, semicircular; built into the side of a hill; develo…
outside theater
seating for audience
Festival of Dionysus
a celebration held in Athens in honor of the Greek god Dionys…
Greek Theater
open air, semicircular; built into the side of a hill; develo…
15 terms
Greek Theater
Dues ex Machina
Skene
Theatron
Orchestra
The use of a god lowered by a machina (mechanism), a crane li…
Backdrop or dressing room
"Seeing place" where the audience sat
Circular dancing place, the stage
Dues ex Machina
The use of a god lowered by a machina (mechanism), a crane li…
Skene
Backdrop or dressing room
17 terms
Greek Theater
Sources
Dionysus
Aristotle
Aeschylus
-Aristotle's Poetics... -Oedipus... -The Iliad... -ruins of amphitheat…
god of wine, harvest, grapes, fertility, theater
wrote the poetics
first greek playwright who introduced dialogue
Sources
-Aristotle's Poetics... -Oedipus... -The Iliad... -ruins of amphitheat…
Dionysus
god of wine, harvest, grapes, fertility, theater
Greek Theater
Proscenium
myths
masks
amphitheater
noun the apron covering the stage
noun a legendary story
noun used to cover the face to create characters in plays
noun a round building with seats around the central opening a…
Proscenium
noun the apron covering the stage
myths
noun a legendary story
50 terms
Greek Theater
Earliest Origins of Drama
Word origin of "Drama"
Dithyrambs
Early Greek Theaters
Ancient hymns (Dithyrambs)
"dran" a Greek word meaning "to do"
A poem,chant, or hymn of Ancient Greece sung by revelers at t…
Always outside, open areas in city centers or hillsides
Earliest Origins of Drama
Ancient hymns (Dithyrambs)
Word origin of "Drama"
"dran" a Greek word meaning "to do"
68 terms
Greek Theater
Aeschylus
Agon
Anagnorisis
Antigone
Introduced a second actor, making dialouge possible, tragic p…
Contest/ arguement
Recognition of relative, faults are own
Oedipus' oldest daughter
Aeschylus
Introduced a second actor, making dialouge possible, tragic p…
Agon
Contest/ arguement
32 terms
Greek Theater
Greek theater
archeological remains
visual arts
Greek Social Hierarchy
-oldest drama in western tradition... -gave us basic climactic s…
ruins of Greek amphitheaters
vase paintings (can help deduce costuming)
Gods... demi-gods... men... boys... women & slaves ( Women couldn't perfo…
Greek theater
-oldest drama in western tradition... -gave us basic climactic s…
archeological remains
ruins of Greek amphitheaters
36 terms
Greek Theater
hamartia
hubris
4 elements of a tragic hero
if done correctly, the play must trigg…
tragic flaw in character; must be their own fault and must be…
the tragic flaw of pride
good (audience must sympathize), virtues (gender appropriate)…
pity and fear
hamartia
tragic flaw in character; must be their own fault and must be…
hubris
the tragic flaw of pride
17 terms
Greek Theater
the Gods
dionysus
early greek drama
late point of attack
greeks showed gods as flawed human beings therefore their des…
Main God associated with theater. god of wine and fertility #…
chorus of men singing
told alot of exposition background first, the action occurs l…
the Gods
greeks showed gods as flawed human beings therefore their des…
dionysus
Main God associated with theater. god of wine and fertility #…
Greek Theater
City Dionysia
Satyr Plays
Choregus
Aeschylus
Festival celebrating Dionysia; 3 days of tragedy and 5 of com…
Plays of half men half goat
Similar to producer
Made theater about masks and changing character
City Dionysia
Festival celebrating Dionysia; 3 days of tragedy and 5 of com…
Satyr Plays
Plays of half men half goat
14 terms
Greek theater
Arête
Playwright
Hypocrite
Persona
To strive for or achive excellence
The person who writes the play
To speak from behind a mask, an actor
A mask that characters wore
Arête
To strive for or achive excellence
Playwright
The person who writes the play
60 terms
Greek Theater
Arion
thespis
pisistratus
aeschylus
a Dionysiac poet credited with inventing the dithyramb
was the first person ever to appear on stage as an actor play…
son of hippocrates
father of tragedy
Arion
a Dionysiac poet credited with inventing the dithyramb
thespis
was the first person ever to appear on stage as an actor play…
20 terms
Greek Theater
Thrace
Thracians
Dionysus
Thespis
a region of Greece
the people of Thrace
a Greek god
a Greek actor
Thrace
a region of Greece
Thracians
the people of Thrace
Greek Theater
Western Civilization
Parthenon
William Shakespeare
Dionysia
Influenced by Ancient Greek art, architecture, drama, philoso…
Example of Greek architecture in Athens
Copied style of Greek dramas/wrote Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet,…
Festival of plays that god Dionysus
Western Civilization
Influenced by Ancient Greek art, architecture, drama, philoso…
Parthenon
Example of Greek architecture in Athens
Greek Theater
Tragedy
Comedy
Chorus
Epidaurus
serious play; sad ending
amusing play; happy ending
group of dancers and singers who elaborated on the play
site of best preserved outdoor theater from Ancient Greece
Tragedy
serious play; sad ending
Comedy
amusing play; happy ending
Greek Theater
Theatron, orchestra, parados, skene
To teach religion and law.
Background Information, Summarize Thro…
Those who choreographed/produced the p…
Name all basic structures of the Greek theater
What was the original purpose of plays in Grecian times?
What was the Chorus's role in plays? (4 main roles)
Who were the Chorogos?
Theatron, orchestra, parados, skene
Name all basic structures of the Greek theater
To teach religion and law.
What was the original purpose of plays in Grecian times?
7 terms
Greek Theater
prologue
parados
exodos
strophe / antistrophe
the first portion of a play; sets the scene (this prologue te…
first choral song of the drama: follows prologue
final scene or departure (usually is tragedy)
different side of the chorus; go back and forth to present in…
prologue
the first portion of a play; sets the scene (this prologue te…
parados
first choral song of the drama: follows prologue
Greek Theater
Demeter
Hermes
Hades
Skene
Goddess of Harvest, Agriculture, Fertility, Fruitfulness, mot…
Messenger to the Gods, Trade, Commerce, Travels, Thieves and…
Brother of Zeus and Poseidon, King of the Underworld, Husband…
Portion of stage where actors preformed
Demeter
Goddess of Harvest, Agriculture, Fertility, Fruitfulness, mot…
Hermes
Messenger to the Gods, Trade, Commerce, Travels, Thieves and…
28 terms
Greek Theater
Dionysus (Bacchus)
Drama Festivals
Trilogy
Chorus
the god of wine.... celebrations of Dionysus became theater perf…
held in the city of Athens twice a year for two weeks. They w…
Audience saw three tragedies a day with a connecting story.…
a group of performers that sing, speak and move as one. ... Wore…
Dionysus (Bacchus)
the god of wine.... celebrations of Dionysus became theater perf…
Drama Festivals
held in the city of Athens twice a year for two weeks. They w…
22 terms
Greek Theater
Drama
Dithyrambs
Greek Theater
Orchestra
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
a poem, chant, or hymn of ancient Greece sung by revelers at…
Always performed in outdoor theaters
(literally, "dancing space") A circular and level space where…
Drama
Origin: comes from Greek word "dran" meaning "to do"
Dithyrambs
a poem, chant, or hymn of ancient Greece sung by revelers at…
Greek Theater
Deus ex Machina
orchestra
thumelae
skene
God of the machine; crane brings in character that is god-like
where the actors acted
altar of Dionysus
dressing room
Deus ex Machina
God of the machine; crane brings in character that is god-like
orchestra
where the actors acted
22 terms
Greek Theater
Draw relative location of City Dionysi…
City Dionysia
Aeschylus
Sophocles
Held in March/April (9th-13th of Elaphabelion);... 3 competitors…
c. 525-456 BC
c. 496-406 BC
Draw relative location of City Dionysi…
City Dionysia
Held in March/April (9th-13th of Elaphabelion);... 3 competitors…
17 terms
Greek Theater
City Dionysia
Skene
Parodos
Theatron
Festival in honor of dionysus
What is C?
What are D and B
What is A
City Dionysia
Festival in honor of dionysus
Skene
What is C?
7 terms
greek theater
orchestra
koilon or cavea
diazoma
prohedria
center of the theater. from here, the entire structure is cre…
the entire area for the audience
in cavea. broad path that divides the seating area in horizon…
in cavea. very first row of seats, reserved for special guest…
orchestra
center of the theater. from here, the entire structure is cre…
koilon or cavea
the entire area for the audience
Greek Theater
Dionysus
Tragoedia
Dithyramb
The Great Dionysia
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
included group dancing, tried dialogue between leader and cho…
annual drama festivals in Athens in honor of Dionysus
Dionysus
ancient greek god of wine and revelry and considered the patr…
Tragoedia
a drama about misfortunes of heroes
Greek theater
Theatron
Parados
Orchestra
Skene house
audience
B and D ... Ramps... stage left coming from a far away place ... stage…
dancing area or preformance area
Actors prep area
Theatron
audience
Parados
B and D ... Ramps... stage left coming from a far away place ... stage…
30 terms
Greek Theater
What was Dionysus god of
What was held to honor Dionysus
What did the 1st great tragedies bond…
What else was Thespis known as?
Wine, Fertility and Theater
City of Diyontsia Festival
Polictics and Religion
Father of Drama
What was Dionysus god of
Wine, Fertility and Theater
What was held to honor Dionysus
City of Diyontsia Festival
Greek Theater
Who was the first actor?
What was the function of the 'holes' t…
What is the term used for the 'dancing…
What is the term used for the 'watchin…
Thespis
drainage
Orchestra
theatre
Who was the first actor?
Thespis
What was the function of the 'holes' t…
drainage
25 terms
Theater 1 Greek theater
First drama in recorded history
Epicenter of Ancient Greek Theater
Perciles
Religious festivals
8th Century BC
Athens
Golden Age of Greece
Honored Dionysus
First drama in recorded history
8th Century BC
Epicenter of Ancient Greek Theater
Athens
36 terms
Theater Humanities - Greek Theater
Dionysus
Dithyramb
Chorus
Parados
God of wine and the harvest
"Ode to Dionysus", praise chant around offering
Served as narrators, role diminished as actors became more im…
When the chorus enters
Dionysus
God of wine and the harvest
Dithyramb
"Ode to Dionysus", praise chant around offering
Theater vocab/ Greek theater
Musical
Classical tragedy
Modern tragedy
What are the four qualities of the Cla…
The fith genere of theater, its a stage preformance, show or…
A sub- genere of tragedy, classical tragedy is the term used…
A sub Genre of tragedy, modern tragedy is the term used for a…
Closely associated with Greek religion... Preformed only at a s…
Musical
The fith genere of theater, its a stage preformance, show or…
Classical tragedy
A sub- genere of tragedy, classical tragedy is the term used…
18 terms
Ancient Greek Theater
Drama
Tragedy
Comedy
Theater of Dionysus
A story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the st…
An event where a person struggles to overcome difficulties bu…
A story that ends happily.
The place where theaters were performed in Athens...located o…
Drama
A story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the st…
Tragedy
An event where a person struggles to overcome difficulties bu…
5 terms
Greek Theater
Theatron
Parodos
Orchestra
Proscenium
Where the audience sat
Part of a Greek Theater; entrance to the chorus
Part of a Greek Theater; semicircular space in front of the s…
the part of the stage in front of the curtain; the wall frame…
Theatron
Where the audience sat
Parodos
Part of a Greek Theater; entrance to the chorus
Greek theater
Pardos
Theatron
Paraskenia
Mechane
Entrance
audience
wings
a crane that could lift actors in and out, creating a superna…
Pardos
Entrance
Theatron
audience
41 terms
Greek Theater
commentary
theme
clarify
chorus
评论
主题
解释,to free from confusion
合唱团
commentary
评论
theme
主题
5 terms
Greek Theater
Dityrambs
Drama
Dithyrambs
Theaters
Earliest origins of drama, sung in honor of god dionysus
Comes from word Greek word dan meaning to do
A poem chant or hymn sung by revelers at the festival in hono…
Were outdoors and on hillsides
Dityrambs
Earliest origins of drama, sung in honor of god dionysus
Drama
Comes from word Greek word dan meaning to do
Greek Theater
Diozomata
Theatron
Prohedria
Kerkides
Aisles that separate tiers in the semi-circular structure of…
Semi-circular seating area for audience of Greek drama
"Seat of honor", located directly in front of orchestra and r…
Wedge of seats in the Theatron (K)
Diozomata
Aisles that separate tiers in the semi-circular structure of…
Theatron
Semi-circular seating area for audience of Greek drama
8 terms
Greek Theater
skene
chorus
deus ex machina
orchestra
stage house - provided dressing areas for players
helped represent typical Athenian by its comment, information…
a mechanical device that permitted an actor, playing a god, t…
area between the stage platform and the theatric where actors…
skene
stage house - provided dressing areas for players
chorus
helped represent typical Athenian by its comment, information…
Greek Theater
Thesbian
Hubris
Tragic Hero
6 Elements of Tragady
Actor
Flaws leading to downfall
Makes audience feel pitty
plot, character, diction, thought, spectacle (scenic effect),…
Thesbian
Actor
Hubris
Flaws leading to downfall
68 terms
Greek Theater
the Greeks
deus ex machina
strophe
antistrophe
Who invented democracy?
when a god arrives near the conclusion of the play to settle…
first of two movements made by a chorus during the performanc…
the response made to a preceding strophe, while the chorus is…
the Greeks
Who invented democracy?
deus ex machina
when a god arrives near the conclusion of the play to settle…
Greek theater
Theatron
Proskenion
Parodos
Skene
Seeing place
Small platform to give actors visibility
Where the chorus enters and exits
Building with 3 doors in front, background of stage
Theatron
Seeing place
Proskenion
Small platform to give actors visibility
28 terms
greek theater
greek drama
same kind of conflict and drama
religion
mythological gods such as Zeus and Ath…
basis of our western literature
occurs over and over again in our literature
for the greeks, drama was part of their __ rather than entert…
during this time, people believed in
greek drama
basis of our western literature
same kind of conflict and drama
occurs over and over again in our literature
13 terms
Greek Theater
Strophe
Epode
Parodos
Eccyclema
First part of the ode
The third section of the ode
The opening song of the chorus sung from the side of the orch…
Wheeled platform which indicated action taking place elsewher…
Strophe
First part of the ode
Epode
The third section of the ode
11 terms
Greek Theater
Pie Chart
Line Chart
Column/Bar Chart
Chart Title
...
...
...
The title of the chart
Pie Chart
...
Line Chart
...
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